Senior Financial Analyst - FIN004373
Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Ministry: 032 Health
Salary Range: $38.206 - $47.874 Hourly
Salary Supplement: included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
About the Ministry
The Ministry of Health is committed to a health system that puts patients first by providing better health, better care, better value, and better teams for Saskatchewan people. The Ministry is committed to excellence and innovation, to upholding a constructive workplace culture, and to serving the people of Saskatchewan.
The Financial Services Branch of the Ministry of Health has a great opportunity for a motivated, self-directed and analytical individual with strong interpersonal and communications skills for the permanent full-time position of Senior Financial Analyst based in Regina. The Senior Financial Analyst is a key contributor in providing analysis and recommendations to decision makers that have a direct impact to the health sector.
In this role, you will utilize your strong financial skills and knowledge of accounting standards to analyze and concisely explain financial matters both verbally and in writing. You will also play a key role in building relationships with stakeholders by evaluating issues and identifying the implications, potential strategies, solutions and recommendations with supporting rationale.
Under the leadership of the Health Partner Financial Services Manager in the Financial Services Branch, this position will be responsible for:
- Developing standards, analyzing and assessing financial information of the health sector third parties to understand their current financial performance, including interpreting financial statements, analyzing cash flow and expense forecasts, and performing financial analysis;
- Researching, analyzing, and preparing briefing material and recommendations for senior officials based on the third parties’ financial information to assist with resource allocation requirements and decision making;
- Assisting in the development of the Ministry of Health budget through consultation with the health sector third parties; and
- Building and maintaining positive and effective working relationships with third parties to ensure deadlines, goals and objectives are met.
Typically, the required knowledge and skills for this position is acquired through the successful completion of a degree in Commerce or Business Administration combined with a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation or progressive experience in financial management and analysis and other relevant experience.
Candidates are asked to clearly describe in their cover letter and resume where they have acquired the required knowledge and the skills required for success in this position. Candidates will be screened on the basis of this information.
Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below
Diversity Groups: Aboriginal persons, Persons with disabilities, Visible minority persons
Hours of Work: A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks
Number of Openings: 1
Closing Date: Oct 5, 2021, 12:59:00 AM